The scene while waiting for Jeremiah Wright to speak at the National Press Club

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WASHINGTON–The Rev. Jeremiah Wright will speak soon at the National Press Club. The ballroom is packed with people here for a black church conference, guests and reporters.

Here from Chicago: Wright’s wife and two of his daughters; Dr. Conrad Worrill, the National Chairman of the National Black United Front and Father Michael Pfleger, from St. Sabrina Church on Chicago’s South Side.

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About 4 p.m., he was riding a bike in the 2100 block of East 71st Street when someone fired shots at him from a dark-colored sedan, Chicago police said.
The man, 45, left his car to exchange information with the driver of the striking vehicle when an argument between the two began, police said.
Overwhelmed by fear and anxiety, man considers running away or killing himself.
Days earlier, a shootout between two people left a woman dead and two others wounded, including one of the alleged gunmen, according to police.